STORY: Even Your Boo Get A Boo (Part 2)
Okay, I remember now. I was talking about that
So, when I checked what the notification was I
found out it was a BBM friend request and the
name showing was “Clara”
Who be Clara?
My head clicked. Wait, Clara. I went to Jaga’s
name and started typing.
“Wetin be your cousin name?” I typed and sent.
“Clara”. Jaga typed back.
Okay, I thought, this is starting to get weird. I
suspected it was a trick though. I accepted the
friend request, viewed the picture and raised an
eyebrow. Damn this girl is fine, what da…
I want you to get a picture of how this girl looks.
Shey you know Juliet ibrahim? (na her name be
that abi? The Ghanaian actress) – she looks just
like her. Well, not really like her but close. She was
fine like that.
I waited. She didn’t send a message. And mehn, I
no won do as if my blood dey hot so I still waited.
An hour, She still didn’t send a message.
Dammit, I thought, and started typing…
“Hey. I will need your password if you must
continue staying on my list” I typed then added a
little smiling smiley so she no go think say na beef
“Check my picture. That’s all the password you
I smiled. She was exactly my type of girl, I thought,
just the humor I like and the cocky attitude too.
So, like that like that o. We would chat everyday.
Then it went over to calls then Vam Vam – two
weeks down the line I told her “oya, Anty C. I think
we should meet now. Take me out for a movie”
“Mumu”. She had replied over the phone. “It’s me
that will now take you out abi. Tell me when you
I laughed and fixed a date. Sha the day I called her
it was a tuesday. Shebi? Can’t really remember.
But the day we decided to meet was on a Friday (I
remember that perfectly well). We were supposed
to meet at that shoprite mall in Enugu by around
one so we could catch a 2.30pm movie showing
So, on that Friday – I baffed. Rub cream. Wear
clothe. Spray spray perfume anyhow like this eh. I
looked at the mirror and noticed I was starting to
get fat small small. Who cares. I still looked good.
I stepped out mehn. Piam piam, I dey mall. But I
too over go early. It was the mall I even noticed. I
reached there like around twelve. One freaking hour
early gan. I nearly laugh myself.
I waited though . One o’clock she didn’t show up.
Around 1.20 pm (yes, I was checking the time like
that), she still didn’t show up so I decided to go
and buy tickets for the movie.
I bought two. 1.40pm. 1.55 pm – no calls. No pings
nothing. I still didn’t want to call her. She should
know to keep appointments. Why I go call am?.
Mumu, my mind voice told me, better relax and call
that girl. Na your pride go always dey spoil show
By 2.15 pm she called me. Choi, I rushed the call.
Then calmed myself and slowly and very calmly
said “Hello” into the mouthpiece
“This boy. You can’t call someone abi? I’m at the
mall. Where are you?”